Kid-friendly activities in southern Massachusetts, south of Boston
C&C Reading Farm (formerly Billingsgate Farm) is pleased to offer a wide range of fall attractions that are fun for the whole family! These attractions are also ideal for school groups, church groups, scouting groups, birthday parties, and more!
Browse through our attractions, listed below, or find out more about packages available for your group on our Corn Maze information page.
“Get lost” in our Corn Maze! Try our 3-1/2 acre Corn Maze adventure – featuring a new theme and design each year! Also, don’t miss our special Flashlight Nights in the maze on select dates. Learn More
Beauty & the Bees Fairy Tale Trail©
Kids can experience a magical and educational time with this timeless fairy tale adapted to the agritourism industry to help teach children about farming in a fun (and healthy!) manner. Beauty’s budding relationship with the beekeeper introduces children to the vital role that bees play on the farm and reminds us that sweetness can “bee” found where we least expect it. Books are available for purchase. One book is included FREE with each booked school tour when this option is selected. Lesson plans and activity sheets also provided.
Jack & the Cornstalk Kiddie Corn Maze
Jack and the Cornstalk Fairy Tale Trail© – Kids can experience a magical and educational time in the maze with this timeless fairy tale adapted to the agritourism industry to help teach children about farming in a fun (and healthy!) manner. Jack’s a-maize-ing adventures up and down the cornstalk provide a fun introduction to seed planting, corn-based treats, corn mazes, and the importance of a good work ethic.Books are available for purchase. One book is included FREE with each booked school tour when this option is selected. Lesson plans and activity sheets also provided.
Pick a pumpkin! Big, little, medium… You get to pick a pumpkin that suits just you! Don’t miss out on this special fall attraction! (Pumpkins are an additional cost to the maze admission fee and ride only to pumpkin patch.) Learn More
The Grain Train
All aboard! Take a ride to our Corn Maze and out to our Pumpkin Patch on this train made for all ages!
The Grain Train runs continuously WEEKENDS ONLY during maze hours or by appointment during the week.
Relax and have fun making new fall family traditions. Sit back and enjoy a wagon ride through the country-side of beautiful New England admiring the colorful fall foliage.
Cow Train Ride (New!)
Get mooooooving on our ‘Redneck roller coaster’! Take a ride around the farm on this fun barrel train made for all ages and sure to be a new favorite!
Black Python Slide
Weeeeeeeee! Take a ride down our new slide, approximately 20 feet of pure fun! One of our newest attractions, made out of large, black tubing, the “Black Python Slide” is sure to be a hit for 2016!
Jump, Crawl, and Climb! Kids enjoy climbing, crawling, jumping, and making their way up a mountain of straw bales!
Hay Bale Alley
Try your hand at bowling – farm style! How many pins can you knock down? Roll the pumpkin down the “Hay Bale Alley” and see if you can get a strike or a spare!
Corn Hole (New!)
How good is your aim? Take turns with your friends and family to test your skill! Toss bags of corn to and try to get it through the hole board.
Checkers with a twist! Test your skill at checkers with our farm version of this classic game. Your pieces are mini-pumpkins!
Guest of all ages can enjoy this scavenger hunt game inside the corn maze! The goal is to decorate each finger of your right hand with a different color from 5 different stations. Then, find your finger color match on the hand chart to find out what you need to do next!
Dig, Scoop, and Play! The farm version of a sand box. The Corn Box allows sensory play and encourages discovery by replacing sand from the traditional sand box with corn kernels! More fun and less mess! Kids can “get in touch with their food.”
It’s a race to tag the “pumpkins”, light the lights, and get your score. The “timer” gives you a score.
Pumpkins and Décor
Choose the perfect pumpkin or browse our selection of other fall décor including gourds, Indian corn, mums, and more. (Pumpkins and décor are additional to the maze admission fee and ride only to pumpkin patch.)
Hungry? Enjoy delicious snacks and drinks from our farm stand! Items include candy apples, apples, Halloween cookie pops, pie, lollipops, apple cider, juice, soda, bottled water, and more!
Fall, Spring, and Summer Attractions
C&C Reading Farm is also pleased to offer the following during our fall, spring, and summer seasons:
Fresh, Massachusetts-grown fruit and vegetables, herbs, fresh-cut flowers, specialty items, and refreshments. Don’t miss a stop at the farm stand when you visit C&C Reading Farm! [learn more]
Live Bee Hive
Meet the Beekeeper! Join us and Mr. Touhey, the beekeeper, for FREE, live demonstrations and educational fun for all, on maintaining hives & explore the lives of bees. [learn more]
Pick Your Own
Pick your own strawberries, blueberries, pumpkins, and raspberries! [learn more]